Super Quick and Easy Southwestern Dinner

Barbara Scott


I took a pound of ground beef out of the freezer last night not knowing what the heck I was going to do with it. This recipe is what I came up with. Quick, easy, tasty and filling. I hope you like it, too.


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10 Min
20 Min
Stove Top


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  • 1 lb
    ground beef
  • 1
    large onion, chopped
  • 1 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1-1/2 tsp
    chili powder
  • 1
    slight tsp. ground cumin, or to taste
  • 1
    11 to 14.5 oz can corn, drained
  • 1
    14 oz. can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • ·
    16 oz. tomato sauce
  • ·
    14.5 oz can petite diced tomatoes
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste
  • ·
    cooked rice (use instant for quicker cooking time)

How to Make Super Quick and Easy Southwestern Dinner


  1. Brown ground beef and onion together. Add spices and let simmer for a couple of minutes.
  2. Add tomatoes, corn and beans. Simmer for about 20 minutes and serve over cooked rice.
  3. NOTE: You can sprinkle with cheddar cheese when serving, if you like.

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About Super Quick and Easy Southwestern Dinner

Course/Dish: Beef
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Southwestern
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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